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Lesser Malayan Mousedeer


Lesser Malayan Mousedeer
Habitat

Dense tropical forests.

Wild Diet

They forage on the ground for fallen fruits and leaves

Behaviour

Mouse deer are active both day and night. Males compete for females using tusk-like upper canine teeth.

Breeding

Gestation takes five months, after which a single baby is born.

Threats

Natural predators are big cats.

INFORMATION

  • Latin Name: Tragulus javanicus
  • Class: Mammals
  • Order: Artiodactyla
  • Family: Tragulidae
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern
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